We are grateful for these generous donors who have chosen to invest in the future of Ohio agriculture and helped today’s FFA members become tomorrow’s leaders.

DIAMOND ($75,000+)

Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is the leading agricultural and energy cooperative located in Ohio, spanning from the Ohio River to Lake Erie. Sunrise is 100 percent farmer owned and it is our commitment to bring innovative solutions to the challenges our customers face. Our investment in our people and our facilities allows us to provide the best solutions for our member-owners. We know you have choices in the products and services you want, which is why we are tightly focused on your needs. Our team-based approach to customer service gives you access to the full range of knowledge and experience within the cooperative. At Sunrise, we strive to offer you the best choices delivered by the best team.

PLATINUM ($50,000-$74,999)

Heritage Cooperative is an agricultural cooperative with a mission of providing value to our members and customers through individualized solutions. Our vision, to be the partner of choice by enabling our more than 600 employees to provide superior customer experiences, efficiencies, and strategic alignments, is what we aspire to be and what we use to drive decisions and goals for our organization. We are proud to serve more than 5,000 members and nearly 15,000 customers by providing forward-thinking, customized solutions in grain merchandising, agronomy, energy, and animal nutrition.

Ohio Corn & Wheat works to create opportunities for long-term Ohio corn and small grower profitability and houses two checkoffs and one membership-based organization. The Ohio Corn Checkoff and Ohio Small Grains Checkoff work to develop and expand markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and wheat, respectively. The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association is a membership organization advocating for supportive public policy on behalf of its farmer members.

GOLD ($25,000-$49,999)

The David & Dorothy Case Endowment was established to support the Urbana FFA Chapter.

Farm Credit Mid-America is an agricultural lending cooperative owned and controlled by our customers. Backed by strength of more than $28.8 billion in assets, Farm Credit Mid-America employs more than 1,500 team members and serves more than 90,000 customers throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Haviland Drainage Products provides superior drainage materials and service to the customer. An excellent product and superior service for a competitive price in today’s market will continue to be our goal.

The Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) is comprised of nearly 5,000 owners and trainers who race Thoroughbreds in Ohio. It is an affiliate of the National HBPA headquartered in Lexington, KY.

The Nationwide Foundation’s mission is “to improve the quality of life in communities in which a large number of Nationwide members, associates, agents and their families live and work.” Through Nationwide’s Community Impact Model, the foundation assesses the needs in our community and awards grants that support organizations that provide emergency and basic needs, crisis stabilization, personal and family empowerment and community enrichment.

The mission of the Ohio Department of Agriculture is to protect Ohio citizens by ensuring the safety of the state’s food supply, to maintain the health of Ohio’s animals and plant life, and to create economic opportunities for Ohio’s farmers, food processors and agribusinesses.

SILVER ($15,000-$24,999)

Bane-Welker Equipment is proud to employ knowledgeable, friendly and experienced people who share our vision of success and who bring true value to customers by providing the best possible products and service available. We care about our customers and our employees as if they were our own family. Together, we proudly serve the agricultural communities across Indiana, Ohio and beyond.

The Cardinal Ability Endowment is being established to support FFA members with developmental disabilities.

At Land O’Lakes, Inc. we  are proud to play a leading role in the farm-to-market process. We produce a variety of innovative products, are home to value-added brands and are a trusted partner to many of the nation’s top food companies and manufactures. We’re committed to providing commercially viable, economically sustainable food and agricultural systems in our communities and throughout the world. We continually strive to be one of the best food and agricultural companies of our era.

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. the company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance.

All of the funds raised through the Ohio FFA License Plate Program are used to support members through statewide programs such as Career Development Events, Proficiency Awards, Leadership Nights and the Ohio FFA Convention.

BRONZE ($10,000-$14,999)

BLUE ($5,000-$9,999)

Sponsors ($1,500-$4,999)

Ag Resource Management
Ag-Pro Companies
American Dairy Association Mideast
Aquarium Adventure
Bell Farms Ag
Blue Freedom Farm Markets, Inc.
COBA/Select Sires, Inc.
Corteva Agriscience
D.B Yummers
Deerfield Ag Services
Esterline & Sons Manufacturing
Fine Swine
Fischer Produce
Florida Fruit Association, Inc.
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Fruit Growers Marketing Association
Doug Griffith

John and Cheryl Juhasz
Linde’s Livestock Photography
Ohio AgriBusiness Association
Ohio Agricultural Council
Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation
Ohio Green Industry Association
Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association
Ohio Pork Council
Ohio Soybean Council
Oles & Associates
The Ohio State University Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
Redline Equipment
Rupp Seeds, Inc.
Seed Consultants, Inc.
The Wendt Group
Tractor Supply Company
United Animal Health
United Producers, Inc.
Thomas Whatman